scabs on my rooster face from fighting or pox ? Help Me

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by djmooney, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. djmooney

    djmooney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my roosters has dots on his face and the other day he was bleeding a little. i notice he was fighting his brother and the other roo only had a few dots.
    im just worried he might have pox . The 2 roosters are the only one with the spots but one has allot of spots and the other only has 1 or 2 spots.
    does anybody have an idea?
     
  2. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't say without a picture (and even then, sometimes it's hard to tell). Here's a link to pictures of chickens with fowl pox:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-diseases-AvianPox.html

    You'll know for sure in a couple of days if it's fowl pox, because the lesions swell up and turn yellowish. In the meantime, you might need to separate your roosters to stop their fighting. None of mine ever showed blood from fowl pox, so you might just be looking at battle wounds.
     
  3. djmooney

    djmooney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    another things is it saide a slow spreading diseases and it seemed like they all came out of know were fast. Im really hoping for battle wounds
     

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